Sustainable development of rural economy through mitigation of water scarcity in dry zone, Sri Lanka

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Project ID

Project Title

Sustainable development of rural economy through mitigation of water scarcity in dry zone, Sri Lanka

Type

Water Supply and Sanitation

Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

Lead Organization(s)

Project Partners

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Financing

Total: $15,534;

Sources of Financing: (CWI-18)

Timeframe

2007 - 2008

Status

Ongoing

Project website(s)

Contacts

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Contents

Description

The objectives of this project include:

  • Construction of a well, water storage tank, pump house and plumbing.
  • Planting rush and reed varieties around the water reservoir
  • Awareness programmes - to raise awareness within the local communities about organic fertilizer, home gardens, and water and soil conservation.


Notable Community Participation

fairly good community participation

Gender Focus

Women in the area are the main focus in the project

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

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References

See also

  1. Water supply scheme for community in Sri Pada Area
  2. Water supply for the Boralugoda village community, Sri Lanka
  3. Uplifting the livelihood of Moragammana Village community through rain water harvesting
  4. Uplift the livelihood condition of Eppawala Grama Niladhari Division Community by providing safe drinking water by Community Development Centre, Aranayaka.
  5. Rehabilitation of Delgaslanda Water Project to provide Water for the Community and restoration of other Small Water Sources in the Area by Sri Dheerananda Savings and Credit Society Organization
  6. Public Vs Private in Water Provision:Encouraging Case of Sri Lanka
  7. Provision of water through construction of small scale reservoir and a canal system in Siriyagama, Sri Lanka
  8. Marginalising the Poorest: Case of Badowita, Sri Lanka
  9. Conservation of water in home gardens through renovation small scale of ponds, Sri Lanka
  10. Community watershed management and rainwater harvesting using ancient irrigation technologies and Community managed protected area conservation in Sigiriya World Heritage site
  11. Community Empowerment through water and sanitation, Sri Lanka
  12. Bioremediation of selected drinking water wells in Nawakkaduwa

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